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is in atlantic city now with more on that breaking news and recovery from the storm efforts. jim? >> reporter: hey there, jim. yeah, after a couple of days of controversy mayor bloomberg reversing his decision and canceling the marathon late today, making sure all the resources are focused on the recovery. you can see what's left of the boardwalk behind me in atlantic city. this is not the world famous boardwalk but another around this city. it's gone now. it's been wiped away. and others still trying to recover up and down the coast. heavy equipment helps to steer the difficult recovery. power lines are going back up. but many places are still overmatched by the devastation sandy left behind. >> this is well beyond what any of us ever imagined. >> reporter: the long road to recovery now literally lined with hundreds of thousands struggling to survive. the line stretched for blocks if you're lucky but more often for miles. people waiting in traffic or for a ride on the limited public transportation available. hundreds hanging out just to charge their phones. >> don't be difficult, ma'am. >> r
? >> reporter: wow, jim, we're sitting here, we're going to push out. look at these waves. they looked like they've gotten to be about 20 feet. look at that. it is amazing. we'll just be sitting here talking, and then we'll go, oh, my god, look at that! it is something to see this. and here's the other thing. i don't know if you guys were watching a couple of hours ago when i was down on the beach. the tide is coming in, and it is now coming up to that point. so we've got high tide coming up in a bit. we've got a full moon. and we have this storm pushing stuff in. it's going to be really ominous at this point. feeling kind of ominous, because it's starting to get dark. this day has been quite an interesting little day here on both sides of this beach. the winds, we're on the rooftop of the atlantic sands hotel. so it's unobstructed. some of the waves have come over, but they go back in. as you can see, the sea is still in its place. >> i figure it's best to wear less, hence that way the wet cold material doesn't stick. it's just wet and cold atmosphere. i'm playing scientist. poorly, but i'm doi
, new jersey. the police there say about 70% of that area is under water. jim ronfield has our report from there. jim? >> reporter: kingsburg is on a long list tonight of bayshore communities in crisis. a little progress to report about that water you referenced. we've seen it receding here on beachway. a lot of debris left behind and this storm has left behind scars to last a lifetime. three days post sandy and kingsburg, new jersey is still like other bayshore communities -- in crisis mode. roads still have standing water, sand and debris. homes bear fresh scars of the sudden invasion. >> i didn't believe the destruction. it's unbelievable. >> reporter: emotions, raw at the sight of so much loss. >> it was beautiful. and everything was new because we just -- we just moved in -- well, we just closed. so new couch, new fridge. >> reporter: elizabeth can trace the path, the beach and bay water took right through her brand new ground floor. this whole row of homes in binges during inundated about 7:40 monday night when the berm gave way, sending water about a mile into town here. >> a l
, in moonachi, new jersey, homeowners are taking a hit in the aftermath. people are trying to fuel up. jim? >> reporter: doreen, food, water, shelter, and gas, as you mentioned. basic necessities. now so hard to come for by so many. this station is still boarded up because it has no power. suddenly people are having to devote hours in pursuit of a fillup. it's a lonely job these days for manager muhammad edris. in his darkened fort lee luck oil station. >> no, we don't have gas. >> reporter: open for business, but with no juice, it's no go at the pumps. >> we have no gas, nothing. nothing inside the store business. so completely shut down since monday at 6:00 p.m. >> reporter: just down the road on route 46 -- >> this is for my generator. just enough to keep my refrigerator going, and a couple of appliances here and there that i might need. >> reporter: plenty of company at this hess station. here in fort lee, this line, about 45-minute wait. and that's not bad. if you look around elsewhere, the lines are a lot longer. this station here is pumping gas, because it has a generator. how long
? >> reporter: oh, it is rough here right now, jim. it's been rough starting around midday today. at this hour at 6:00, the governor has ordered all businesses in the coastal regions of rehoboth, dewey, and bethany to be closed at 6:00. at 8:00 is the deadline for everyone in three-quarters of a mile from the coast to get out of here. people are paying attention to this. as they saw as the sorm is getting closer, this is not something you want to play with. two young, buff, and experienced rehoboth lifeguards startled onlookers with this swim. >> if you don't know what you're doing, it's dangerous, but we've been swimmers for a long time. >> reporter: do your wives know you're out there? >> mine does not. i'm at the grocery store. >> reporter: the rest of the humans spent this stormy day watching the churning surf. >> it's going to be causing a lot of damage, but i don't feel that it's that dangerous. >> reporter: most people spent the day leaving. >> we were supposed to be staying here tonight but they told us they're evacuated. >> reporter: they're heading up to new york, not the best idea g
for jim rosenfield. we have team coverage tonight from across the d.c. mess troe area to the eastern shore. we begin with storm team 4 chief meteorologist doug kammerer with the latestn sandy's track. >> right now sandy just off the coast of florida. you can see it right there on the satellite picture here. the hurricane making its way up towards the north. still a hurricane at this hour. not a very well-defined hurricane but once again, wr watching this thing very, very closely and it's making its way up the coast. you can see what we have going on as far as north carolina already seeing some heavy rain making its way in there. the winds starting to gust across that region, and now we're seeing the cloud cover. if were you out earlier you could look up and actually start to see the clouds in sandy as its making it's way up north. the brand new track just in from the national hurricane center. winds, 75 miles an hour moving to the northeast, 13 miles an hour, deepening. as we move through the next day or two it's moving out and as we've been talking about and forecasting this over a week n
driveway is currently closed. because of a tree and some wires that are down across the building. jim vance had to make the extra walk to the parking lot. sorry about that. >> that's all right. i made it. san >> i saw you running. >> we call it a superstorm because of so many facets. look how big this is. here's the hudson bay in northern canada and it is all the way down to jacksonville. tlir-mile-an-hour winds out to sea. very cold on the back side. very warm air on the east side of this storm. as a matter of fact, take a look at the numbers here as far as that's concerned. >> or the snow. >> there's the snow that fell in parts of the ohio valley back through portions of the mountains, through west virginia and western pennsylvania. also, the wind was almost as strong along lake michigan and lake erie as it was for us here. 50 and 60 mid to upper gusts. what was i talking about? the warm air flowing ahead of this. watch this. how about montreal, canada. what do you think? 70 degrees in montreal. we are at 46 degrees. that was our high temperature. a 30-degree temperature, almost 30 degree
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